Family Medicine Physician Opportunity

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Leominster, MA, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Family Medicine Physician with an outstanding group.

  • Under the direction of the Medical Director, provides comprehensive and continuous primary care to a panel of patients.

Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree (MD or DO)
  • Board certification/eligibility in Family or Internal Medicine
  • Current licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
  • Current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance licensure for prescriptive authority
  • Eligible for unrestricted health center and hospital privileges at facilities utilized by the health center
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

 

Essential Duties Major responsibilities:

  • Provides primary care services to individuals and families.
  • Practices within the collaborative model with nurse practitioners and clinical psychologists.
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  • Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Participate in On Call coverage.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
  • Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Managing patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and non-clinical staff interacting with patients.

Job ID

63282